Examples of unanswerable in a Sentence
the unanswerable assertion that she didn't know much about art but she knew what she liked
Recent Examples of unanswerable from the Web
These questions, ultimately unanswerable, deserve attention.
And nobody would have to address the unanswerable question Corker has raised of why uninsuring 22 million people would be morally unacceptable, but 16 million people would be perfectly fine.
Buzzfeed’s Darren Sands attempts to answer a question which at first glance, seems unanswerable.
Throughout its run, the show used one big and seemingly unanswerable question — what happened to the two percent of the world’s population who one day suddenly vanished? — to probe the nature of grief and of life on earth.
To some degree, of course, those questions are unanswerable, and even beside the point.
These questions are unanswerable in a world built on logic.
Second is the unanswerable question of which Romans made and consumed comedy.
Emily Hansen, Carter’s daughter, said she will forever be haunted by unanswerable questions, such as her father’s last thoughts and his level of suffering.
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First Known Use of unanswerable
Synonymsaccomplished, certain, inarguable, incontestable, incontrovertible, indisputable, indubitable, irrefragable, positive, sure, irrefutable, unarguable, unchallengeable, undeniable, unquestionable
Antonymsanswerable, arguable, contradictable, controvertible, debatable, disputable, doubtable, moot, negotiable, problematic (also problematical), questionable, refutable
Related Wordsunambiguous, unequivocal; absolute, clear, conclusive, decisive, definite, hands-down; uncontested, uncontradicted, undisputed, unquestioned
Near Antonymscontroversial, debated, disputed; doubtful, dubious, iffy, inconclusive, indecisive, uncertain; ambiguous, equivocal; academic (also academical), hypothetical, speculative, theoretical (also theoretic)
UNANSWERABLE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of unanswerable for English Language Learners
: not capable of being answered
: impossible to prove wrong
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